May 24, 2019
By Yooni Choi
May 13, 2019
On May 13, the Graduate School celebrated the doctoral students who have achieved candidacy in Spring 2019 with a Candidacy Tea Reception, hosted by UMD President Wallace Loh and Mrs. Barbara Loh at University House.
Visit our Box folder to download photos from the event.
April 29, 2019
By Anna De Cheke Qualls
Rebecca Evans Carroll (’66 EdD) was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate from the University of Maryland, College Park-–the white institution which in the 1950’s barred her from pursuing graduate study. The University did not admit its first black undergraduate student until 1951.
April 28, 2019
By Anna De Cheke Qualls and Ross McCool with contributions from Luke Spence
April 26, 2019
By Anna De Cheke Qualls
April 25, 2019
May 29, 2019 8:30 am-4 pm, Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center
Have some big plans for how to make the summer productive? Need a jump start to be sure you're ready for fall? Join the Graduate School for a day of learning to set you up for a summer of success. Spend the day with your fellow students taking a deep dive in one of four tracks:
April 9, 2019
A group of faculty, and administrators across the graduate enterprise were treated to presentations sponsored by the Graduate School on departmental holistic review processes. Astronomy's Stuart Vogel and the English Department's Kellie Robertson spoke at length about their experiences implementing holistic review while also working on inclusive retention initiatives.
April 5, 2019
The Graduate School sponsored the university-wide Three Minute Thesis competition yesterday, in which graduate students explain the significance of their research to a general audience in just three minutes. Competitors were selected from College or School-wide competitions held earlier in the semester. The winners were:
Master’s and pre-candidacy doctoral students:
Liang Liang, civil and environmental engineering, “Low Impact Development Mixture Evaluation for Heavy Metal Removal”
March 29, 2019
The Graduate School will host the university-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 am-noon in the Charles Carroll Room of the Stamp Student Union. In the 3MT contest, students compete to communicate the significance of their scholarly research to an educated lay audience in just three minutes. The competitors will present before a live audience and a five-person judging panel. This event is open to the public. No registration is required to attend.